Grain Free Blender Brownies
Vitamix or blender (food processor will work too)
8″x8″ cake pan
(These come out only about an inch thick, so if you like them thicker, double the recipe, change to a 9″x13″ pan, and add a little more baking time.)
1 can Eden organic black beans or 2 cups cooked, soaked dry beans (Eden is the only company that offers beans in non-toxic BPA-free cans)
¾ cup Rapadura or coconut sugar OR 1/3 cup honey (raw is best)
2 Tbsp. coconut oil, plus extra for greasing the pan
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa or raw cacao powder (raw cacao powder is least processed and has more nutrition)
3 eggs, preferably pasture raised
1-½ Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 pinch sea salt
walnuts, previously soaked and dried, or other brownie toppings (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Rinse beans very thoroughly and drain them completely. Now do it again. You really don’t want any “beany” tasting liquid in your brownies!
In your Vitamix or blender, add rinsed and drained beans, eggs, vanilla, coconut oil, sugar or honey, and cocoa powder. Blend until smooth, then add the salt and pulse until well mixed. Batter will be thin.
Grease an a 8″x8″ baking dish liberally with coconut oil, and pour batter into dish. Top with optional walnuts or other toppings.
Bake for 30 minutes or until the top and sides are set, and the insides are just a little soft.
Cool before serving and enjoy!